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Comment: Lessons for Canada in the Carrefour-PepsiCo dispute

Comment: Lessons for Canada in the Carrefour-PepsiCo dispute

Rather than dealing with complaints, Carrefour publicly criticized companies upstream in the supply chain.
Comment: An inclusive community protects the public realm

Comment: An inclusive community protects the public realm

Our community is degraded by public consumption of hard drugs
Monique Keiran: Changes to alcohol-guidelines should be based on science

Monique Keiran: Changes to alcohol-guidelines should be based on science

While more restrictive drinking guidelines would affect the bottom lines of Canadian wineries, breweries, distilleries and others, health must be the priority
Trevor Hancock: Private-sector interests can undermine public health efforts

Trevor Hancock: Private-sector interests can undermine public health efforts

Too often there is a major conflict between public health and large segments of the private sector because they have two very different motivations
Geoff Johnson: Poor behaviour at school board meetings stems from decline of deference

Geoff Johnson: Poor behaviour at school board meetings stems from decline of deference

In September, an Abbotsford school board meeting was forced to end early after hundreds of protesters showed up to oppose the teaching of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools
Comment: We need a better earthquake early-warning system

Comment: We need a better earthquake early-warning system

British Columbia has a jumbled public warning system. Local governments and others have tried to fill the gap, but the systems have significant gaps
Adrian Raeside cartoon: A frightening sight over at the neighbour's

Adrian Raeside cartoon: A frightening sight over at the neighbour's

Opinion: Deurbanizing, not degrowth, would benefit everyone

Opinion: Deurbanizing, not degrowth, would benefit everyone

We need to go back to the smaller mills, smaller farms, smaller food processing plants, and the smaller towns. We need to localize the basics of what we need to survive.
Editorial: North-central B.C. has much greater health care needs than a Prince George hospital helipad

Editorial: North-central B.C. has much greater health care needs than a Prince George hospital helipad

The greatest need in Northern Health is more healthcare professionals based in more communities across the region.
Opinion: Fusion energy could wean us off fossil fuels

Opinion: Fusion energy could wean us off fossil fuels

Fusion has a distinct advantage as the by-product of the reaction is not radioactive. Indeed, the helium generated from fusion reactors could solve another problem as helium sources are drying up.